Tag Archives: UK Presidency of G8 2013

G8 Dementia Summit: Agreement Documents (Department of Health / Prime Minister’s Office)

Summary A declaration and a communique present the agreements consolidated at the G8 Dementia Summit. G8 countries have agreed: The ambition to identify a cure or therapy for dementia by 2025, with a commitment to significantly increase spending on dementia research … Continue reading

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G8 Dementia Summit: Pledge to Develop Dementia Cure or Treatment by 2025 (BBC News)

Summary The goal of finding a treatment to cure or halt dementia by 2025 is achievable, Prime Minister David Cameron has said. Read more and view the videos: BBC News: G8 ‘will develop dementia cure or treatment by 2025’. Reference G8 … Continue reading

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G8 Dementia Summit Programme (Dementia Challenge / Department of Health)

Summary The programme for the G8 Dementia Summit, to be held on December 11th 2013 in London, has been published. Read more: Programme for G8 Dementia Summit published. The Dementia Challenge. Full Text Link Reference G8 Dementia Summit Programme. (Provisional Summit Programme: 11 … Continue reading

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Follow the G8 Dementia Summit Live on December 11th 2013 (Dementia Challenge / Department of Health)

Summary It will be possible to watch live coverage of the G8 Dementia Summit on December 11th 2013 via the Dementia Challenge website. There will be live video streams of the main sessions and a blog giving an ongoing commentary. The G8 Dementia Summit aims to: … Continue reading

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G8 Dementia Summit: a Message to International Leaders (Alzheimer’s Society / Alzheimer’s Research UK / Alzheimer’s Disease International)

Summary The Alzheimer’s Society and other international charities have written a letter to the Secretary of State for Health in advance of the G8 Dementia Summit on December 11th 2013 in London. The letter calls for a collaborative global action plan on dementia research; … Continue reading

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G8 Dementia Summit Preamble Underway (Alzheimers Disease International)

Summary The G8 Dementia Summit, dedicated to tackling dementia research globally, takes place on December 11th 2013 in London. Alzheimers Disease International (ADI) will take part, along with the Alzheimer’s Society (UK), the Alzheimer’s Association (US), amongst others. “The summit will … Continue reading

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G8 Dementia Summit: Official Build-Up Blog and Request for Comments on Improving International Dementia Research Collaboration (Department of Health / Dementia Challenge)

Summary The UK is hosting the G8 summit on dementia research in London on December 11th 2013. The summit aims to develop a more co-ordinated international approach to research into dementia. An official Department of Health blog and set of feedback pages have been created to offer … Continue reading

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UK to Host G8 Dementia Summit (Department of Health)

Summary There are an estimated 35.6 million people worldwide living with dementia, and given the world’s ageing population this number could nearly double every 20 years to an estimated 65.7 million in 2030 (and 115.4 million in 2050) according to … Continue reading

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